Joanna Demers shares insight into the history of Sci-Fi music

USC Thornton Musicology professor Joanna Demers was recently featured on NPR affiliate WBUR Boston speaking about the history of musical composition in science fiction film and television. On the Stylus radio show “The Sound of Science Fiction”, Demers spoke about composer Vangelis’ soundtrack for the 1982 film Blade Runner, noting that “The soundtrack … is encouraging us to look beyond the obvious.”

“The Sound of Science Fiction” episode can be heard here.

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